INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHISM AND BUDDHIST STUDIES (HR-8107)
(09/07/2021-12/17/2021)

Course Memo

This course introduces the student to the Buddhist tradition and the academic study of Buddhism. The course covers the development of Buddhism across Asia, its history, major texts, lineages, practices and doctrines. Secondarily, we will discuss the academic discipline of Buddhist studies, its own historical development, methodologies, orientations and assumptions. It is required for the Certificate in Buddhist Studies. [Faculty Consent required; 15 max enrollment]